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Amrit Tiwana

L.Edmund Rast Professor of Business
Education:

PhD, Information Systems, Georgia State University, 2002

Prior professional positions:
  • UGA, Professor, 2013 to 2016
  • UGA, Associate Professor, 2010 to 2013
  • Iowa State University, Union Pacific Professorship and Associate Professor of MIS, 2004 to 2010
  • Emory University, Assistant Professor, 2001 to 2004
Awards, Honors and Recognitions:
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Georgia, 2017
  • Service Award, Information Systems Research (INFORMS), 2015
  • Teacher of the Year, University of Georgia, SMIS, 2015
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Georgia, 2014
  • Service Award, Information Systems Research (INFORMS), 2011
  • University-wide Early Achievement in Research award, Iowa State University, 2010
  • Outstanding Associate Editor award, Information Systems Research (INFORMS), 2009
  • Best paper award, Decision Sciences Journal, 2006
  • Best paper award, European Conf. on Information Systems, 2001
Service:
  • Terry Speciality Certificates Committee, Chair, 2010 – 2011, University
  • Doctoral Program Coordinator, MIS, 2012 – 2014, University
  • Graduate Programs Committee, Departmental Rep, 2012 – present, University
  • Business Technology Management Institute, Research board, 2007 – present, Community
  • Japan Electronics & IT Industry Association (JEITA), Advisory, 2005 – 2007, Community
  • Nobel Fulbright Institute, Advisory council, 2003 – 2007, Community
  • Japan’s Joint Forum for Strategic Software Research, Advisor, 2006 – 2009, Community
  • Terry Alumni Board Student Awards, Selection Committee, 2013 – 2013, Professional
  • Music Business program, Director search committee, 2010 – 2010, University
  • Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Program Co-chair, 2014 – 2014, Professional
  • Library committee, Member, 2014 – 2015, University
  • Marketing Science, Session chair, 2014 – present, Professional
  • MIS Quarterly, None, 2014 – present, Professional
  • Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Organizer: Inaugural doctoral directors annual meeting, 2014 – present, Professional
  • Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Executive Committee, 2013 – 2015, Professional
  • Japan's Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Advisor to "Systems-Inspired Science" program, 2013 – 2020, Professional
  • University Promotion and Tenure Appeals Standing Committee, Member, 2015 – present, University
Research Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  • Software ecosystems
  • Modularity
  • Corporate IT governance
  • IT strategy
Selected Publications:

Journal Articles

  • Steve Kim and A. Tiwana. 2016. Chicken or Egg? Sequential Complementarity among Salesforce Control Mechanisms. Journal Of The Academy Of Marketing Science :44(3), 2016, 316-333. 
  • Tiwana. Platform Synergy: Architectural Origins and Competitive Consequences. Information Systems Research:forthcoming. 
  • Agarwal, Ritu and Tiwana, A. 2015. Editorial: Evolvable Systems: Through the Looking Glass of IS. Information Systems Research. 
  • Tiwana, A. and Steve Kim. Discriminating IT Governance. Information Systems Research :26(4), 2015, 656-674. 
  • G. Boyle, R. Stover, A. Tiwana, and O. Zhylyevskyy. 2015. The Impact of Deposit Insurance on Depositor Behavior During a Crisis: A Conjoint Analysis Approach. Journal Of Financial Intermediation:24(4), 2015, 590-601. 
  • Tiwana, A. 2015. Evolutionary Competition in Platform Ecosystems.Information Systems Research , 26(2), 2015:266-281. 
  • Tiwana, A. and S. Kim. 2016. Concurrent IT Sourcing: Mechanisms and Contingent Advantages. Journal Of Management Information Systems . 
  • Rai, Arikan, Pye, and Tiwana. 2015. Fit and Misfit of Plural Sourcing Strategies and IT-enabled Process Integration Capabilities: Consequences for Firm Performance in the U.S. Electric Utility Industry. Mis Quarterly:39(4), 2015, 865-885. 
  • Tiwana. 2012. Novelty-Knowledge Alignment: A Theory of Design Convergence in Systems Development. Journal Of Management Information Systems, 29(1), 2012, 13-50.. 
  • Tiwana. 2009. Knowledge-Governance Fit in Systems Development Projects. Information Systems Research, (20(2)):180-197. 
  • Tiwana, A. and B. Konsynski. 2010. Complementarities between Organizational IT Architecture and Governance Structure. Information Systems Research, (21(2)):288-304. 
  • Tiwana, Konsynski, and Bush. Platform Evolution: Coevolution of Platform Architecture, Governance, and Environmental Dynamics.Information Systems Research, (Dec 2010). 
  • Fichman, R, M. Keil, and A. Tiwana. 2005. Beyond Valuation: Real Options Thinking in IT Project Management. California Management Review, (47(2)):74-100. (Harvard reprint ID: CMR304.). 
  • Tiwana, A. 2008. Impact of Classes of Development Coordination Tools on Software Development Performance. Acm Transactions On Software Engineering & Methodology, (17(2)):1-47. 
  • Tiwana, A. 2008. Does Interfirm Modularity Complement Ignorance? A Field Study of Software Outsourcing Alliances. Strategic Management Journal, (29(11)):1241-1252. 
  • Tiwana, A. 2008. Does Technological Modularity Substitute for Control? A Study of Alliance Performance in Software Outsourcing.Strategic Management Journal, (29(7)):769-780. 
  • Tiwana, A. 2008. Do Bridging Ties Complement Strong Ties? An Empirical Examination of Alliance Ambidexterity. Strategic Management Journal, (29(3)):251-272. 
  • Tiwana, A. and M. Keil. 2007. Does Peripheral Knowledge Complement Control? A Study of Technology Outsourcing Alliances.Strategic Management Journal, 28(6):623-634. 
  • Tiwana. forthcoming . Systems Development Ambidexterity: Explaining the Complementary and Substitutive Roles of Formal and Informal Controls. Journal Of Management Information Systems. 
  • Tiwana and Bush. 2007. A Comparison of Transaction Cost, Agency, and Knowledge-based Predictors of IT Outsourcing Decisions.Journal Of Management Information Systems, 24(1):263-305. 
  • Tiwana, A. and M. Keil. 9-44. LEAD PAPER. Control in Internal and Outsourced Software Projects. Journal Of Management Information Systems, 26(3), (2010). 
  • Tiwana, A. and E. McLean. 2005. Expertise Integration and Creativity in Information Systems Development. Journal Of Management Information Systems, 22(1):13-43. LEAD PAPER. 
  • Tiwana, A., M. Keil, R. Fichman. 2006. IS Project Continuation in Escalation Situations: A Real Options Model. Decision Sciences Journal, 37(3), . Won The 2006 Decision Scienc:357-391. 
  • Tiwana, J. Wang, M. Keil, and P. Ahluwalia. 2007. The Bounded Rationality Bias in Managerial Valuation of Real Options: Theory and Evidence from IT Projects. Decision Sciences Journal, 38(1):157-181.

Books

Editorial appointments:
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Management Information Systems, 2010 - present
  • Editorial Board, Strategic Management Journal, 2013 - present
  • Senior Editor, Information Systems Research, 2013 - 2016
  • Editorial Board, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 2010 - 2015
  • Special Issue Co-editor, Journal of Management Information Systems, 2012 - 2013
  • Associate Editor, MIS Quarterly, 2012 - 2013
  • Associate Editor, Information Systems Research, 2008 - 2011

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